Fall Family Retreat
September 10-12

Join us for the Fall Family Retreat!

Why: This is a time for you and your family to rest and re-center.
We will be walking through Creation and the Creation Narrative
When: September 10-12
Arrival 5pm-6pm • Dismissal 10:30am
Where: Eagle Crest Camp
823 Columbia Rd • Washburn IL, 61570

Cost: $25 per family

Thursday, September 2
Theology On Tap!

Join Pastor Trey for food, drink, and
fellowship as he explores all things God!
Location: Lil Beaver
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Monday, September 6
Labor Day

The church office and building will be
closed in observance of
Labor Day

Every Wednesday Night
September 8, 15, 22, 29

If you are or you know a Youth
then this is the place to be on
Wednesday nights!
Dinner, activities, and exploring God together.
Elementary meets from 6:00 pm to 7:30
Jr. High and High school meets 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Friday, September 10
JOY Fellowship Program

"9/11/2001--20 years Later"
Professor Tari Renner from
I.W.U. Political Science Department
will be our speaker.
We will meet in F100B

Tuesday, September 14
PW Fall Gathering

What to Know About the New Bible Study!
Dinner will be served. $10 per plate.
Location: Second Pres - F100B
Time: 6:00 pm
Call Kim to RSVP
Any questions, please call Teri Parker


Second Half Ministry is excited to announce our 2021 Fall Seminar.
We will be joined by a group of panelists from Carle BroMenn,
Westminster Village, and local experts to discuss
the next steps to ensure safety and health during the pandemic.
The seminar will be live streamed.
Contact Shelly Gant for additional information.
Location: Online -
Date: Sunday, October 17Time: 1:30 pm

Saturday, November 6
Second Half: helping hands day

We will be doing leaf raking and yard work.
No roof repair, maintenance, construction,
driveway or plumbing repair.
Any questions, please contact
Shelly Gant: 309-963-4361
or at
Please call Kim at the church to be
added to the volunteer list.
Date: Saturday, November 6
Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Happy Birthday!

Financial Update

Contributions are unfavorable compared to the prorated budget expectation by $24,633.  Other Receipts are favorable being $22,018 greater than the prorated budget. Additionally, thru July none of budgeted Foundation support was needed thus far.  Expenses are favorable as they are $24,118 less than the prorated budget.  This provides a $103,497 unfavorable variance based on the budgeted income and spending plan.  
If you have any questions, please contact Mike Ireland, the finance elder, or Joanne Randolph in the church’s finance office.

Please take the time to meditate on Acts 2:43-47.  You should have received your stewardship card in the mail.  If you have not received yours, please contact Joanne Randolph at the church.  As a reminder, Stewardship Sunday is September 12th.